Syracuse University Rankings

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In the World#1919 of 14178
In North America#587 of 2629
In the United States#537 of 2528
In New York State#54 of 221
In Syracuse#4 of 4
In Sociology#202 of 6,707

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Acceptance rate
44%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$43,111 /y
Aid receiving
82%
Undergraduates
15,275
Graduates
7,575
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Syracuse University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate44%46%43%
Applicants35,29915,27620,023
Admissions15,6647,0088,656
Freshmen enrolled full time3,6411,7081,933
Freshmen enrolled part time19811

976 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,377 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,542 or 70%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1180
or below

75% of them
had 1380
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Syracuse University are 1180-1380 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,171 or 32%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 26
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Syracuse University are 26-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White12003 (53%)
Nonresident Alien4485 (20%)
Hispanic1967 (9%)
Black or African American1590 (7%)
Asian1311 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown701 (3%)
Two or more races668 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native43 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander17 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$43,111/year
Average aid awarded
$27,300
Students receiving aid
82%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,164
$30-48K$21,360
$48-75K$24,698
$75-110K$27,922
$110K+$46,898

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$50,616$38,880
Tuition in-state$50,616$38,880
Tuition out-of-state$50,616$38,880
Fee in-district$1,639$1,308
Fee in-state$1,639$1,308
Fee out-of-state$1,639$1,308

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity8,047
Combined charge for room and board$15,910
Room charge$8,470
Meal charge$7,440

Syracuse University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Information Science & Studies1951894
Business Administration and Management, General173592
Computer and Information Sciences, General691743
Psychology, General2207
Public Administration351793
Law179
Accounting7494
Radio and Television12532
International Relations and Affairs7576
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology11138
Economics, General1436
Political Science and Government, General13566
Mechanical Engineering73587
Social Work4078
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication116
Public Relations & Image Management7832
Computer Engineering, General2089
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1027
Finance, General109
Biology & Biological Sciences, General9918
Library and Information Science106
Broadcast Journalism6533
Marketing & Marketing Management, General96
Advertising7717
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management92
Public Health, General6711
Civil Engineering, General51194
Electrical and Electronics Engineering16428
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics575
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other59
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering37163
Journalism, Other2530
Human Development and Family Studies, General5113
Cinematography and Film & Video Production496
Sociology4164
Kinesiology and Exercise Science45
English Language and Literature, General4031
Chemical Engineering2884
Acting39
Informatics38
Chemistry, General19315
History, General2943
Design and Visual Communications, General36
Mathematics, General16191
Music Management35
Fine & Studio Arts, General2312
Programs for Foreign Lawyers34
Curriculum and Instruction303
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies266
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical & Space Engineering32
Physics, General12414
Rhetoric and Composition & Writing Studies, Other29
Financial Mathematics29
Human Nutrition28
Industrial and Product Design28
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs28
Forensic Science and Technology27
Nutrition Sciences1610
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General233
Illustration197
School Librarian & School Library Media Specialist26
Biochemistry24
Education, General24
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling222
Fashion & Apparel Design22
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering129
Interior Architecture21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other21
Photojournalism1010
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration20
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments20
Engineering & Industrial Management20
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education146
Geography1144
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management19
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General19
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs612
Linguistics711
Geology & Earth Science, General666
Anthropology144
Applied Mathematics, General17
Musical Theatre17
Photography134
Museology & Museum Studies17
Educational & Instructional Technology134
Consumer Merchandising & Retailing Management16
Art History, Criticism and Conservation78
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies86
Biotechnology14
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General14
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General14
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance14
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other14
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist311
Spanish Language and Literature85
Creative Writing13
Religion & Religious Studies246
Journalism12
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects12
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor12
Philosophy812
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications11
Commercial and Advertising Art10
Statistics, General10
Music Teacher Education63
Social Sciences, General63
Organizational Leadership8
Mass Communication & Media Studies53
Stringed Instruments25
Education, Other7
Voice and Opera42
Real Estate6
Music, General6
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor6
Exercise Physiology5
African Studies5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Women's Studies4
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other4
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics13
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology4
Music Technology4
Near and Middle Eastern Studies4
Mathematics Teacher Education22
Painting22
Management Science4
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other4
School Psychology4
Human Services, General3
Music Theory and Composition21
Design and Applied Arts, Other3
Biophysics3
Russian Language and Literature3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other3
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General21
Rhetoric and Composition3
African-American & Black Studies2
Social Studies Teacher Education2
Biology Teacher Education2
French Language and Literature11
German Language and Literature2
Italian Language and Literature2
Keyboard Instruments2
Art Teacher Education2
Reading Teacher Education11
Conducting2
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education2
Special Education and Teaching, General2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Sculpture1
Music Performance, General1
Latin American Studies1
Printmaking1
Metal and Jewelry Arts1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General1
Knowledge Management1
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs1
Systems Engineering1
Artificial Intelligence1
Clinical Psychology1
Fine and Studio Arts Management1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth1
Grand Total83,4072,572351
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate83%80%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 92%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
50,737
Citations
1,872,401

Publication count by topic

Computer science
5,504
Psychology
5,214
Medicine
4,985
Physics
4,788
Chemistry
4,212
Mathematics
3,223
Biology
3,117
Engineering
2,563
Materials science
2,486
Political science
2,273
Sociology
2,183
Economics
1,907
Business
1,520
Geology
971
Environmental science
908
History
737
Geography
607
Art
592
Philosophy
577

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics85114,243
Political science9228,953
Sociology9867,659
Philosophy1303,464
Business13756,868
Physics141301,731
Psychology146253,923
Mathematics152115,343
Computer science170157,014
History1872,151
Engineering20649,807
Geology23043,544
Environmental science25435,448
Geography33611,654
Art376555
Chemistry395130,038
Medicine427152,471
Materials science45959,399
Biology484155,470

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199075910046
199184811617
199278513404
199381913422
199487214836
199581116110
199683418850
199784418704
199888520694
199979721769
200083325293
200175827629
200284329834
200391736593
200496039724
2005115443557
2006118249460
2007126055235
2008125561376
2009144966716
2010143573773
2011157882081
2012167790254
2013176897703
20141880100159
20151929104120
2016182598555
2017165798024
2018164992497
20191832106772
20201708111578

General info

Founded1870
WikipediaSyracuse University
MottoSuos Cultores Scientia Coronat
Knowledge crowns those who seek her
Colorsorange
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (May - August)
Total FTE staff5,048
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address900 South Crouse Ave.
Syracuse, New York, 13244
United States
City population145,000
Phone3154431870
Fax+1 (315) 443 3503

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